Stanley Litow an adjunct professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, is the former vice president of corporate community relations at IBM. He was also president of the IBM International Foundation, which has been called “one of the nation’s largest corporate philanthropic programs” extending to more than 100 countries abroad. In 1996 and 1999, he assisted IBM’s CEO, Louis V. Gerstner, in planning and overseeing the two national educational summits that were hosted by IBM. Prior to joining IBM, Litow served as deputy chancellor for operations and chief operating officer of New York City Public Schools; president of Interface, a not-for-profit think tank; and a governor-appointed member of New York State’s Industrial Cooperation Council, its Job Training Partnership Council, and the state’s School and Business Alliance. He is the author of many books, including The Challenge for Business and Society: From Risk to Reward.
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- April 22, 2019
- October 22, 2018
- October 22, 2013
- May 5, 2011
Recent Blog Posts
October 9, 2019
Wednesday, October 9, 2019, noon to 2:00 pm. Sponsored by the Albert Shanker Institute and the American Federation of Teachers. Speakers: Brian Gill, Senior Fellow, Mathimatica; John Jackson, President and CEO, Schott Foundation for Public Education; Christopher Lubienski, Professor of Education Policy, Indiana University; Fellow, National Education Policy Center, University of Colorado, Macke Raymond, founder and director, Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO), Stanford University. Registration and more information.
October 17, 2019
In Where Teachers Thrive, Susan Moore Johnson outlines a powerful argument about the importance of the school as an organization in nurturing high‐quality teaching.
Using data from the School Finance Indicators Database, this report presents an analysis of teacher/non-teacher wage gaps and their relationship with state school spending and fiscal effort.
This report presents measures of the effort, adequacy, and fairness of each state's school finance system, using a new public database compiled by researchers at ASI and Rutgers Graduate School of Education.